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Les Enragés du Cinéma Coréen
Les Enragés du Cinéma Coréen

North american Premiere

France
2006 | 53 min | video
Korean language, French subtitles

Screening Times

July 23rd, 2007
7:30 pm
J.A. De Seve

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Description

Measuring up well to their older American counterparts –- Scorcese, Coppola, De Palma or Friedkin –- the new Korean auteurs likewise seek to integrate the political turbulence of their land, particulaly the trauma of the recent disctatrial regime, into their work. The directors Park Chan-wook (Oldboy), Kim Jee-won (A Bittersweet Life), Bong Joon –ho (Memories of Murder), Ryoo Seung-wan (Crying Fist) and Kim Ki-duk (The Isle) subvert the codes of genre cinema, just as their American predecessors did in the 1970s. In violently evoking the atmosphere of political and cultural decay in a wounded, divided Korea, these young filmmakers experiment with new cinematographic and narrative forms which have begun to take the world by storm.

—Mi-Jeong Lee (translated by Rupert Bottenberg)

Credits

Director: Yves Montmayeur
Screenplay: Yves Montmayeur
Producers: Point du Jour International
Distributor: Point du Jour International

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2006 | 23 min
Korean language, English subtitles

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